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NY Giants in need of motivation heading into Sunday's game against the lowly Cleveland Browns
nydailynews.com Updated Oct 3, 2012
The Giants are not very good at the regular season. They struggle against lesser teams and find many ways to drop winnable games against the Eagles. Eli Manning would be far better off if he could just fast-forward to the playoffs and put on his road wa…Upvote Share Tweet
LeSean McCoy Sort Of Confirms That He Says His Last Name While Juking Peopledeadspin.com Updated Oct 3, 2012On Monday, we brought you the story of Eagles running back LeSean McCoy's supposed catch phrase. Today, we received an email from Robert Edwards of the Gloucester County Times that adds a bit more credence to the story: More »Upvote Share Tweet
Dan Snyder Used To Stay In The Owner's Box Until 4 a.m. "Pounding Drinks" And Stuffing His Face With Fast Fooddeadspin.com Updated Oct 3, 2012ESPN the Magazine has a fun story out today about Dan Snyder and our old friend Dave McKenna. It presents a slightly friendlier portrait of Snyder than you might find on, say, Deadspin-where we've called Snyder a "prick" and a "churlish little shitbag vUpvote Share TweetAll Trent Williams must do in order to be one of the best left tackles in the NFL is want to. Scouts and personnel people league-wide will tell you that Williams has as much sheer athleticism as anyone playing the position, maybe anyone ever. His raw ab…Upvote Share Tweet
NFL cleans up during “premiere week”With a new season of TV shows debuting last week, the NFL continues to prove that nothing brings an audience together like the ultimate reality show: Live professional football. A pair of NFL games got the highest ratings last week, with Giants-Eagles …Upvote Share TweetBears offensive coordinator Mike Tice said he had no problems with quarterback Jay Cutler walking away from him during Monday’s win over the Cowboys. Tice seemed no more bothered by Cutler’s continued churlishness than Bears fans who are willing to ovUpvote Share TweetEarlier on Wednesday, Florio pointed out that things were looking awfully thin at receiver for the Browns. Josh Cribbs, Mohamed Massaquoi and Travis Benjamin all missed Monday’s practice with injuries, leaving the team with three healthy wideouts aheadUpvote Share Tweet
Kicker Says Giants Considered a Fake in Final Secondsnytimes.com Updated Oct 3, 2012How would fans have reacted if the Giants had run a fake instead of kicking against the Eagles in the final seconds?Upvote Share TweetThe Eagles came out of Sunday night with a few injury concerns, but they all seem to be well under control. Quarterback Michael Vick, running back LeSean McCoy and cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha all practiced on Wednesday. Vick suffered a knee contusion lat…Upvote Share TweetThe Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday will be in Pittsburgh to face a Steelers team that's coming off its bye week and, it appears, getting several key players back from injury. Linebacker James Harrison, who has yet to play this year due to a knee injury, …Upvote Share TweetBen Roethlisberger and Michael Vick are two of the most exciting quarterbacks in the National Football League, and they will square off on Sunday as the Pittsburgh Steelers and Philadelphia Eagles renew their cross-state rivalry. Had Mike Tomlin gotten …Upvote Share TweetThe Giants aren’t sure whether they’re going to have wide receiver Hakeem Nicks back in the lineup this week and now there’s a question mark next to the status of one of the guys who has put up good numbers filling in for him the last two weeks. CoaUpvote Share TweetMike Sando's weekly MVP watch is up, and New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning and Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III make appearances in this week's top 10. Manning comes in at No. 8 after being ranked No. 2 last week. Griffin pops in…Upvote Share Tweet
David Wilson beginning to open eyes with return skillsFumbling on his second professional carry cast David Wilson the trust of his coach, and it’s no accident he’s played only 14 offensive snaps in four games. But he’s starting to show the spark the Giants envisioned as a return man, and that could helUpvote Share Tweet
‘Skins Newbies Make All-NFC East Teamredskins.com Updated Oct 3, 2012(AP photo) The correlation between a player’s individual performance and winning is clear, but it was made even more obvious today when ESPN.com NFC East blogger Dan Graziano released his latest All-NFC East team. The Redskins had five players on last wUpvote Share Tweet
All-NFC East Team: Week 4 updateQuarterback remains a tough call on this week's edition of the NFC East All-Division Team. I started by eliminating the turnover machines in Dallas and Philadelphia from contention (though their non-turnovers numbers aren't bad, and Michael Vick did jus…Upvote Share TweetJoe Theismann might not care for the way Tony Romo is playing now. But the good news for Romo is, the man who signs his checks has his back. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said despite last week’s five-turnover disaster, he’s confident in his quarterback,Upvote Share Tweet
Absurdly premature 2012 playoff picture: Week 4yahoo.com Updated Oct 3, 2012Top AFC seeds: Houston Texans, Baltimore Ravens Other AFC division champs: Denver Broncos, New England Patriots AFC wild cards: Pittsburgh Steelers, San Diego Chargers Top NFC seeds: Atlanta Falcons, San Francisco 49ers Other NFC division champs: Philad…Upvote Share Tweet
NFL32OT: Jets Season In JeopardyOct 3Episode 199: Suzy Kolber and Chris Mortensen discuss the injuries plaguing the Jets. Mark Schlereth breaks down Tony Romo and the Cowboys' offensive woes. The NFL32 crew discuss J.J. Watt and the Texans defense.
'Sound FX': Coleman soars highOct 3Checks out the sights and sounds of Philadelphia Eagles safety Kurt Coleman, who tries to play his best for Brian Dawkins.
Countdown Daily AccuScore: ATL-WSHOct 3Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Falcons-Redskins
Blogger Blitz: Giants Injuries Piling UpOct 3NFC East blogger Dan Graziano talks about the Giants injury problems and the tough schedule ahead as they try and defend their Super Bowl title
Young defensive backs have made their marksOct 3At the 2012 draft, wide receivers were the rage, but it's been the rookie DBs who have made a difference, writes John Clayton